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Woman searching for long lost mother discovers she is married to her brother

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A Brazilian woman looking for her mother discovered that she actually married her own brother.  The couple discovered the truth during a radio show called, “The Time is Now” that brings long lost relatives together. The Daily Mail reports that Adriana, 39, and Leandro, 37 met seven years ago and now have a six year old daughter.

The married couple were both given up as babies.  They have both been looking for their birth mother named Maria their entire lives.  Adriana went on the radio show expecting to meet her mother.  During the show she learned that her mother gave up a baby with the same first name as her husband.

From a translation of the Radio Globo interview:

Mother, you had other children besides me?” He said.
Yes,  had the Leandro’, but it was with another man was not his father,” Maria said.
Upon hearing the story of her mother, Adriana got desperate and started to cry compulsively.
I do not believe you’re telling me this. Leandro is my husband,” she said.

She also told Radio Globo, “Only death is going to separate us. All this happened because God wanted it to happen. Of course it would have been different if we had known all this before, but we didn’t and we fell in love.”

Adriana suspected something after seeing one of her husband’s two birth certificates.  Her mother and his mother had the same name, Maria.  She thought it was just a coincidence and that a reunion would put her worst fears to rest.

The couple says they don’t blame their mother for abandoning them.

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